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of people urged president obama to make protecting the environment a higher priority during his second term. a group gathered the san francisco to rally against the keystone xl pipeline. that proposal calls for moving oil from canada to the gulf of mexico through several states. ♪ >> ama: a larger demonstration took place in washington, dc. that group voiced its opposition to the keystone pipeline as well. demonstrators also called for the president and congress to take more action on climate change. >> still to come, kicking off spring training. abc7 sports anchor mike shumann is in arizona. >> mike: we'll talk with managing partner of the a's bat proposed new stadium, and the story of the day, josh reddick's beard. >> ama: the cost of fighting wildfires, and the new criticism about who has to pay for it. >> as is he reign of silicon valley coming to an end? >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. boy, we have been full of springlike weather. it's going to start ending tomorrow with a return. we'll look at the accuweather >> ama: new at 6:00. california's effort to recover the cost of
. >> larry: thank you. in the midst of a critical budget standoff in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interview with anchor dan ashley tomorrow. dan joins us live from the white house where the president and lawmakers are facing a tight deadline. a great opportunity for you tomorrow? >> reporter: it is a great opportunity. thanks very much. good evening from washington. i'm here at the white house whereas you said i will have a chance to speak with president obama directly one on one in an exclusive interview. ask him about a number of things and one of those things we will discuss is the budget deal that is now being debated here in washington. you know there is a major deadline looming here in just ten days time, $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will take effect. president believes with disastrous consequences for ordinary americans. he is putting a lot of pressure on congressional republicans to do something to come up with a deal to keep that from happening. today, he issued a dire warning. >> people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tic
moral levels. >> job creation and economic growth will be key to president barack obama's "state of the union" address this week. you can watch the state of the union here on abc and abc7 on tuesday at 6:00 p.m. >>> still to come at 6:00. a deadly helicopter crash in southern california. the tv show the chopper was working on. >> plus, local and military first responders getting a little practice today. how they plan to help you when disaster strikes. >>> a stole dog -- stolen dog is back where she belongs. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. what a terrific weekend, and even better week ahead. that is if you like mild temperatures. my accuweather seven-day forecast. forecast. weys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit to register or to request more
's beautiful >>> president obama today urged congress to pass a short term budget fix and postpone a massive package of automatic spending cuts. three and a half weeks from now. but the president says congress needs more time to come up with a permanent solution for reducing the deficit. >> we should give them the chance to come up with the budget instead of making cuts costing us jobs and significantly slow down our recovery. >> the president says the u.s. economy is poised for progress in the coming year and predicted it will fall below the $1 trillion mark. >> sources tell ap tonight the pentagon is ready to offer limited benefits to same-sex partners of gay service members. likely toin clud health and welfare benefits. dpeens secretary has not made a decision because federal law prohibits him from recognizing same-sex marriages. british lawmakers voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. legislation would enable same-sex couples to get married in civil and religious ceremonies. the prime minister championed the bill despite opposition from within his party. before it becomes plau i
cook will sit by mrs. obama at the state of the union address. you can watch the president's address live here on abc 7 and abc 7 beginning at 6:00 tomorrow night. marco rubio will deliver the republican response. >> have you made a reservation yet for valentine's day? >> one thing you might not think about signing up >>> well as cities get more and more crowded one question looming is where do you put the cars? >> l is more room than you might think and now, there is an app to help you find it to see the parking valets around downtown marriott you might f the slowest times of the week. they expertly squeeze cars between pillars putting small ones in small base spaces and big ones in big spaces. >> we have parking available for guests. >> but they're not coming for hours and the garage at the office building across the street is full so why can't the hotel rent out spaces for just a few hours? well, now they can. >> there is a a free app calling itself expedia of parking offering cheap rates on space that's would otherwise sit empty. >> 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. >> if you st
obama but tonight he's throwing a political fund-raiser that raises chris christie's profile in silicon valley. meg whitman is another tech supporter of christie's and in a run for white house our political analyst says a base of support can serve christie well. >> we've seen it already in california they can put up a lot of money for moderate republican candidates. >> chris christie will need cash. conservative republicans represent a significant more to the conservative's liking, governor christie one of the most-popular among contenders is marco rubio. last night in his response he missed an opportunity. >> nothing frustrated me one like false promises like the one the president laid out tonight. >> not just awkward water moment. he spent minutes in the national spotlight rehashingfáñ argument frtz romney campaign. >> this was his chance to introduce him stofl a national audience. >> one organization is unhappy about the head of facebook raising money for a governor who cut funding for womens' health care services. >> 58% of facebook users are women, we're here to send a message w
whose idea was this? the blame goes to obama white house. they proposed it in hopes of using cuts as leverage to force congress to compromise on deficit reductions. but this compromise never came. thank you very much. >> find out next what it means to be a snow plow parent. >> yes. importantly what wl it's a plus or minus for kids that. plus or minus for kids that. is the real questioning to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> you've probably heard of helicopter mom who's hover over their kids all the time. but have you heard of snow plow parent something it's a new trend in this increasingly competitive world. but abc 7 news explains that experts say overparenting could end up hurtin
. the obama administration late today filed a legal brief with the under the circumstances us supreme court urging justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act stating denying gay couples the right to marry is unconstitutional this, snot a surprise. i asked the president about this very issue wednesday at white house, during my one on win unt view he said he needed to confirm with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. now, they have taken this step. supreme court set to take it up in late march. >> san jose on the verge of banning stiro form. they hope to encourage other cities to follow their lead. dozens of cities already ban styrofoam. environmentists say it's harmful to san francisco bay. >> it never breaks down so. once getting into creeks in the bay it's having an immediate affect on fish and wildlife. >> san jose set to vote on the ban tuesday. 30 cities have eliminated styrofoam. californian8nç restaurant association says it will harm the smallest businesses in the city. >> there is a lot more still to come at 6:00. >> a lawsuit accu
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